Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, February 1979

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2022)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
February 1979
1-Month
1.07"
(27.18mm)
1.02"
(25.91mm)
0.05"
(1.27mm)
75th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
54th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2019
Ties: 1984
Jan–Feb 1979
2-Month
2.66"
(67.56mm)
2.17"
(55.12mm)
0.49"
(12.44mm)
95th Driest Driest since: 1978 1987
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 2019
Dec 1978–Feb 1979
3-Month
3.98"
(101.09mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
0.57"
(14.48mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1975 1969
Ties: 1938
Nov 1978–Feb 1979
4-Month
5.91"
(150.11mm)
5.24"
(133.10mm)
0.67"
(17.01mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 2003
43rd Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2016
Oct 1978–Feb 1979
5-Month
7.19"
(182.63mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
-0.35"
(-8.89mm)
46th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
82nd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Sep 1978–Feb 1979
6-Month
11.78"
(299.21mm)
10.93"
(277.62mm)
0.85"
(21.59mm)
79th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Aug 1978–Feb 1979
7-Month
15.79"
(401.07mm)
14.48"
(367.79mm)
1.31"
(33.28mm)
88th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Jul 1978–Feb 1979
8-Month
21.01"
(533.65mm)
18.07"
(458.98mm)
2.94"
(74.67mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Ties: 1987
Jun 1978–Feb 1979
9-Month
24.84"
(630.94mm)
22.09"
(561.09mm)
2.75"
(69.85mm)
100th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
28th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
May 1978–Feb 1979
10-Month
28.34"
(719.84mm)
25.49"
(647.45mm)
2.85"
(72.39mm)
94th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
34th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2019
Apr 1978–Feb 1979
11-Month
31.40"
(797.56mm)
27.99"
(710.95mm)
3.41"
(86.61mm)
101st Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
27th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1978–Feb 1979
12-Month
32.09"
(815.09mm)
29.70"
(754.38mm)
2.39"
(60.71mm)
91st Driest Driest since: 1977 1911
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020
Sep 1977–Feb 1979
18-Month
45.49"
(1,155.45mm)
40.64"
(1,032.26mm)
4.85"
(123.19mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 1978 1977
19th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1977–Feb 1979
24-Month
66.94"
(1,700.28mm)
59.40"
(1,508.76mm)
7.54"
(191.52mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 1978 1931
17th Wettest Wettest since: 1974 2020
Mar 1976–Feb 1979
36-Month
87.67"
(2,226.82mm)
89.04"
(2,261.62mm)
-1.37"
(-34.80mm)
45th Driest Driest since: 1978 1935
81st Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Mar 1975–Feb 1979
48-Month
118.28"
(3,004.31mm)
118.68"
(3,014.47mm)
-0.40"
(-10.16mm)
49th Driest Driest since: 1978 1934
76th Wettest Wettest since: 1976 2020
Mar 1974–Feb 1979
60-Month
147.97"
(3,758.44mm)
148.35"
(3,768.09mm)
-0.38"
(-9.65mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1968 1934
73rd Wettest Wettest since: 1978 2020

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published June 2022, retrieved on June 30, 2022 from https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/cag/